With the biggest shopping day of the year coming up, we’re back with another gift guide to help you get some gift ideas to check all the names off your list. This one includes streaming devices, gifts for kids, practical purchases, and some just for fun.
Check out our Black Friday page to stay updated on streaming deals as we spot them and to find all of our gift guides in one place as they roll out over the coming weeks.
Here are some of our favorite gifts under $50.
(Note: Availability and prices below are accurate at the time of posting, but are likely to change throughout the holiday season.)
Chromecast with Google TV
Google’s new streaming dongle has a new interface and comes with a remote control. For those who want an affordable Android TV option, the new Chromecast is the answer. Check out our video review to see how it performs.
JBL Go 3 Portable Bluetooth Speaker
JBL Go 3 speaker is small but packs a punch. The portable speaker clips onto a
bag and it waterproof and dustproof, making it perfect for streaming music
anywhere. This is a great gift for teens and anyone who loves hiking, biking,
Govee LED Strip Lights
Starts at $23.99
adhesive backed strip lights to take your home theater experience to the next
level. The lights work with Alexa so you can give voice commands to turn the lights
on, change colors, switch modes, and more.
Fire TV Stick 4K
Amazon has a Black Friday sale that includes many Fire TV products including the Fire TV Stick 4K, Amazon’s most powerful streaming stick. The device comes with an Alexa Voice Remote and can stream in 4K Ultra HD, Dolby Vision, HDR, and HDR10+.
Netflix Gift Card
Starting at $30
you’re giving a gift of a streaming device for the holidays, a Netflix gift
card makes a great add-on. At Best Buy and other retailers, you can choose
between a physical gift card (the perfect stocking stuffer) or a digital gift
card that can be emailed to your recipient if you’re celebrating long distance
Skullcandy Wireless In-Ear Headphones
you’re not a fan of the design of the Apple AirPods (or the price point) these
hooked ear buds might be a better fit (pun very much intended.) You’ll get 42
hours of battery time per charge and a wireless charging case with these sweat
and waterproof in-ear headphones.
iClever Wireless Bluetooth Headphones for Kids
we’re talking about headphones, here’s a pick for the kids on your list. These wireless
headphones mean no fussing with cords. Built-in Bluetooth will connect to
phones and tablets to stream music or video. Choose from five colors, each with
LED lights around the earpiece.
Echo Show 5
5.5” smart display can help you manage your day, stay connected to family and
friends, and stream your favorite content. Right now, you can also get a 1-year
complimentary subscription to Food Network Kitchen on us with the purchase of
an Echo Show 5.
Philips 10-Outlet 2 USB Port Surge Protector
electronics as gifts means the need for more outlets. Power and protect 12
devices at once with the 10 AC outlets and 2 USB charging ports on this surge
protector. We love a practical gift.
ClearStream Eclipse TV Antenna
you aren’t already using an antenna to pick up live local channels for free, now
is the time to treat yourself (or someone else!) to an indoor or outdoor
antenna. This one from Antenna’s Direct sticks to smooth surfaces and has a
paintable surface to help it blend in to your room.
Source: Cord Cutters News